Darja, the central character in Ironbound, never leaves a barren bus stop on an ugly stretch of post-industrial New Jersey, but Martyna Majok’s rich play about a poor immigrant feels always on the move, determined to take us on a sad and funny adventure that shifts back and forth over 22 years.
Archives for March 16, 2016
The last time I saw a full production of Annie on stage, I was only 8 and Andrea McArdle was playing the titular redhead on the Great White Way. And it was my first-ever Broadway show and the musical that made me fall in love with theater to begin with.
Metro is closed today, but, according to our survey, all shows in the Washington DC area are going on as scheduled. Forum Theatre, which is presenting The Pillowman, is offering a 50% discount for Wednesday’s night’s show (to purchase, click here and use promo code ‘metro’). Forum also reminds us that the buses are running and that […]
1984, Shakespeare Theatre Company’s newest visiting international production, combines cutting-edge technology with a very old technique for making political plays for this new adaptation of a classic novel simultaneously politically vacuous and literally physically painful to watch.